JDA Software Inc., hosted the fifth annual JDA Supply Chain ASEAN Summit (SCAS) last May 23, 2019 in City of Dreams, Parañaque City, showcasing its supply chain platform strategy to accelerate business’ digital transformations.
The event titled “Seamless supply chain for seamless customer experience,” highlighted the power of an Artificial Intelligence(AI)/Machine Learning(ML)-enabled SaaS platform that will allow companies increase their competitive edge and positively impact the bottom line.
As ASEAN businesses strive to integrate as a region, JDA’s Vishal Dhawan, Vice President, Growth Markets kicked off the event by setting the context on how JDA, through its cognitive, connected, end-to-end supply chain platform can help companies integrate their entire supply chain systems and network with their existing and future partner ecosystem. This, future-proof moonshot, he emphasized, was the way forward to achieving an autonomous supply chain.
In his keynote address, Martin Dube, Group Vice President, APAC, elaborated on the digital revolution trends seen in manufacturing retail and logistics domains and the power of new pervasive technologies like AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) will help drive faster results in achieving higher efficiency.
Throughout the conference, there were many key speakers that discussed a variety of topics, including the following:
Petrus Carbonell, Head of Business Development at Lazada, gave an inspirational narration of the Lazada story, whose mission is to accelerate progress in Southeast Asia through commerce and technology. He discussed how Lazada is successfully is leading the way with its vision – Lazada’s Entrepreneurial Way — and had the audience in rapt attention.
In his presentation, Daniel Kohut, Senior Director, Solutions Consulting, APAC, shared how the future of retail will be defined by delivering a seamlessly connected and curated customer experience across every touchpoint in the shopper journey.
JDA’s Senior Solutions Advisor, APAC, Santosh Bhakta, highlighted the emerging
new DNA of current supply chains and how enabling effective sales and operations
planning can help achieve higher profitability and increased margins for the businesses.
“Our annual user conference in the Philippines is the largest supply chain platform across manufacturing, retail and 3PL players. It has been an overwhelming response to see the enthusiasm of our customers and supply chain practitioners who join us at our event to network with their peers and learn more from the success stories of their global
counterparts. Our vision is to enable them in their digital transformation journey and accelerate their way forward to run an autonomous supply chain that is agile, adaptive and self-learning,” said Vishal Dhawan, Vice President, Growth Markets, JDA. The main sponsors of 2019 JDA SCAS included gold partner Genie Technologies, and other sponsors Zebra Technologies and Strategic Synergy Inc.
JDA Software offers the leading supply chain management (SCM) platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). JDA’s leading cloud solutions manage supply chains from end-to-end, spanning supply chain and retail planning, execution and delivery.